Monika Petrova Yordanova How many times have you heard people claim that the next generation is doomed because of us, or that we need to be more mindful of our environmental impact because… polar bears? I am not saying that having a globalist attitude to climate change is necessarily a bad thing, or that thinking about the future of the planet is problematic. It isn’t, but the problem we are facing is not one that we can expect to become an issue somewhere in the distant future. It is not a problem that is spatially separated by us either. This … Continue reading Climate change here and now
–Eleanor Dixon Is Gaming Really Good For You? In 2014, consumers spent $22.4 billion on the computer and video game industry. In 2015, the UK games industry was worth £4.2 billion. An estimated 36.4 million people play video and computer … Continue reading Is Gaming Really Good For You?
– Aksa Ali Shazia Ali-Webber has been leading a campaign against pollution in the city. She, like any parent, is concerned about the pollution that is present in London and the effect this is having on her young children. The … Continue reading Smog off pollution!
–Aksa Ali The health secretary, Jeremy Hunt, has proposed plans to increase the number of junior doctor training posts by 25%. In numbers, that is an increase from 6,000 to 7,500 doctors. The expansion plans aim to decrease the dependence … Continue reading Medical News: Jeremy Hunt, Has Proposed Plans To Increase The Number Of Junior Doctor Training Posts By 25%
– Polly Curtin Certain regions upon this earth are so cruel that any species which survives in such areas gains a profound status. To even exist in such areas is an accomplishment, but when a species thrives, such a creature … Continue reading Buddhism, The Savior To Saving Snow Leopards?
–Polly Curtin Apparently it’s not just humans who turn to alcohol for some reconciliation when rejected by the opposite sex! But male fruit flies indeed too, like to drink away their problems. Results of a study by Shohat-Ophir et al … Continue reading Male Fruit Flies Turn To The Bottle To Cope With Rejection
-Heather Whalley The last lecture this year for my conservation biology module required each student to put together a short presentation about where they believe the future of conservation biology lies. I can’t speak for the rest of my peers, … Continue reading A Plate Full Of Problems: The Future Of Food Sustainability
-Elliott Lloyd Livestock need drugs to maintain a high food production. Their rearing at high densities create perfect conditions for the spread of disease-causing microbes and parasites that need to be combated using drugs. However there are many negative consequences … Continue reading Livestock On Drugs
-Bariya Malik One of the most intricate things found in nature is the brain, and although scientists have been scrutinizing for years on end, the enigmas that the brain presents are far from being unravelled. The brain is the principal … Continue reading Worried About Anxiety?
-Aksa Ali Antibiotics are used to treat bacterial infections and they are considered as the revolution of the second half of the twentieth century. The first antibiotic, penicillin, was discovered unintentionally by Alexander Fleming in 1928. They do not, however, … Continue reading Antibiotic Resistance: A Threat As Real As Any Other